Public Consulting Group

Business Analyst - Education

Job Locations US | US-PA-Harrisburg
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(6/2/2022 2:48 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Education Services



About Public Consulting Group


Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. PCG’s Education practice offers consulting services and technology solutions that help schools, school districts, and state education agencies/ministries of education to promote student success, improve programs and processes, and optimize financial resources. To learn more, visit


Career Information 


Our commitment to our clients flows from our commitment to our staff. We focus our business endeavors on the public sector because we value the missions and constituents that government agencies serve. Core to our business is the fundamental tenet that a diverse workforce instills a deeper appreciation of our clients’ challenges. At PCG, diversity is valued and inclusion is an expectation. We want our teams to reflect the communities we serve and are committed to hiring, retaining, and promoting a diverse staff. This ensures a variety of viewpoints are included in our project work, enhancing not only the culture in our offices around the world, but also improving the level of service we provide to our clients.



Education Practice Area


Business Analysts are expected to play a staff role in a wide range of work assignments that may include the following:


  • Supporting project managers across multiple projects and clients and working with various project teams
  • Providing daily client and project support either onsite or via phone/email (as project experience and knowledge is gained)
  • Supporting financial analysis and funding assessments for various clients including cost allocation plans, cost reports, and setting rates for public services
  • Learning PCG’s web-based technologies and supporting the project team through the customization process, implementation, training, and ongoing operational efforts
  • Supporting proposal development teams, including writing sections, coordinating efforts and preparing proposal submissions
  • Developing presentations for and attending conferences/seminars
  • Preparing and presenting written status reports. Supporting the team completing assessment documentation and recommendation reports for clients
  • Conducting policy and other research to support the project team and assist in preparing information briefs for both internal and client-facing use
  • Defining, documenting, and improving business processes
  • Gathering and analyzing a variety of data, including both financial and written policy/procedure information
  • Learning and performing tasks related to sales and marketing







  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2+ years of relevant school system experience in the areas of Administration, Information Technology, and Finance or Business Operations  
  • Proven project management experience 
  • Experience in Medicaid claiming, schools (K-12) and/or Special Education
  • Demonstrated expertise in MS Office products, particularly PowerPoint, Access, Excel and Word
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Able to work with a diverse range of people 



Required Skills:


  • Commitment to exceptional client service with the confidence to lead 
  • Creative problem-solving ability and a consultancy mindset
  • Dedication to accomplishing goals and challenges presented by clients and management
  • Ability to interact with various levels of management and with clients
  • Flexible, self-starter possessing intellectual curiosity
  • Ability to move multiple projects forward within a specific timeline and budget while working at a detailed level
  • Strong analytical and financial data analysis skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to work with large data sets with accurate results
  • Able to follow, critically evaluate, and improve upon current processes
  • Ability to recognize issues and identify solutions
  • Excellent oral presentation and written communication skills 
  • Solid organization and time management skills
  • Research and project management capabilities
  • Ability to speak Spanish (Nice to Have)





EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.


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